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Short for Chameleon

by Vicki Grant

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Embarrassed by your brother? Estranged from your uncle? Then you might need some help from Almost Family Surrogate Agency. Cam Redden and his dad are rent-a-relatives, available for hire to anyone looking to upgrade.

Cam’s job is all about being whoever other people want him to be. Then two new clients come along. Albertina is an old lady with a big mouth, a bigger wig and a serious mission. Raylene is a beautiful girl with a nose ring, a wonky eye and a painful secret. Now to get to the bottom of the tragic mysteries that fuel them both, Cam may finally have to be himself.

About the Author

Vicki Grant

VICKI GRANT is a Halifax writer and television producer.
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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
13 to 100
Grade:
8 to 17
Awards
  • , OLA Best Bets
  • , Manitoba Young Readers Choice Awards - Nothern Lights Award (Grades 7-9)
  • , Red Maple Award Finalist
  • , Saskatchewan Young Reader’s Choice Award - Snow Willow Award
Editorial Reviews

“Part mystery, part romance, part vigilante justice, Short for Chameleon is all heart, providing memorable characters readers will wish were part of their family.”

— National Reading Campaign

“In Short For Chameleon, Grant flings charming goofiness around like confetti, with smiles and surprises on every page. I finished it in a sitting.”

— Richard Scrimger, author of Zomboy and Lucky Jonah

“[Grant] excels here in silly Sherlock mode.”

— Globe and Mail

“Absolutely loved the book. It’s a voice thing and Vicki’s got it in spades!”

— Teresa Toten, bestselling author of The Unlikely Hero of Room 13B and Beware That Girl

“A near perfect book. It bursts with a unique voice and a delightfully surprising plot.”

— Quill & Quire

“Original, hilarious and evocative.”

— Resource Links

“A delightful, quirky, and engaging read. . . . Highly Recommended.”

— CM Magazine

“Funny, super smart, and fast-paced. I loved every word.”

— Susan Juby, author of The Truth Commission

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